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tell kinetic app made for google glass. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com your realtime captioner is linda macdonald this is going to hurt! >> frank will be back on monday. it is now 5:00 straight up. let's get a look at traffic and weather. >> it hurt when that alarm went off this morning! we should see some nice weather toward the weekend. today a lot of clouds floating across our skies. in fact a lot of that monsoonal moisture sweeping through the central valley again. we have had lightning strikes in the last hour or so and towards chico but looks like most of that going to stay just to the east of us but if you are traveling up in the sierra nevada once again, watch out for some thunderstorms. temperatures fairly mild today. 50s a lot of 60s outside this morning. and clouds and some heavy drizzle along the coastline this afternoon. we'll see a little sunshine. site of and 80s inland. a lot of 60s and 70s inside the bay and breezy and 60s with
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patchy fog along the coast. all right. time for a traffic check with elizabeth. >> we're doing okay so far on this friday morning now that we're past 5:00. the real heaviest roadwork is now cleared out of lanes. you can see a live look at our "friday light" so far traffic conditions on westbound 580 through the livermore valley. that drive time is still only about 15 minutes and it looks clear now out of tracy as well maybe a few brake lights but nothing bad. and that eastbound 580 roadwork should be in the clearing stages. we are seeing a little bit of slowdowns in the area so maybe they are picking up the cones as we speak. eastbound 580 between el charro and vasco counter-commute. here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. no issues at all all across the span from end to end between oakland and san francisco. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you. developing news in san leandro this morning. two people are in the hospital and their dog and cat are also being treated this morning. that's after their apartment
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caught fire in unincorporated san leandro. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us from the scene in the ashland area of alameda county. good morning, anne. >> reporter: good morning. yeah. it happened in the back apartment here behind me on 159th avenue. the fire started in the apartment's kitchen and a man who lives here had severe burns. he was taken to st. francis hospital in san francisco with first, second- and third-degree burns to his face and chest. a woman was taken away with smoke inhalation. she is expected to be okay. a dog and cat also suffered from severe smoke inhalation. firefighters gave them oxygen and at one point they didn't know if they would make it but it looks like the dog and the cat are both at the emergency vet right now and they are expected to survive. the fire broke out at about 1 a.m. it was contained to the kitchen. crews had it out within about 10 minutes, and there was no damage to the other two apartments in the building. that's the good news. the cause is still under investigation this morning, but
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firefighters it had something to do with cooking. right now, live near san leandro, anne makovec, kpix 5. a shootout at a north bay jewelry store put a robbery suspect in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. a second suspect is still on the loose this morning. the shooting happened during a botched robbery attempt at a small jewelry store in santa rosa. witnesses say the two men wearing masks moved quickly into the store and within seconds, the first barrage of gunfire. an employee and both suspects were hit. >> first guy came out and he kind of was wobbling and he got into his mustang, a red mustang, and then more shots fired and the other guy came out shortly after and collapsed right there in the street. >> a store employee was treated and released. a woman is hospitalized in serious condition after being punched in the face after yesterday's giants game in san francisco. police say it began with an argument outside the stadium shortly after the giants lost
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to the oakland a's. one man punched another in the face. and then investigators say the woman, who was wearing an a's cap, tried to break it up. but she was also hit in the face and then she hit her head on the sidewalk and lost consciousness. witnesses told police the two suspects both men drove away in a gold tundra pickup. a judge says a woman charged with killing four people on an indian reservation in modoc county will have to stand trial. police say cherie rhoades opened fire during a meeting at tribal headquarters about evicting her and her son from tribal land. it happened back in february. three of the victims were related to her. two people survived the rampage and if convicted, cherie rhoades could face the death penalty. now the latest developments in the middle east. rocket fire hit a gas station in southern israel today. it appears to be the most serious attack from gaza in four days of fighting. officials say the blast wounded three people. the violence between israel and
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the palestinians continues to escalate. >> we don't want to go out from your house, and just to travel, and you can't stay in your routine. >> meanwhile, at least 98 people have been killed in gaza since israel started the attack. pg&e says hundreds of employees who weld and fix pipes haven't finished their training. they are supposed to take a test and then go through a second round of testing a year later. pg&e says 1400 workers passed the first test but they didn't take the second one. still, pg&e says it's all underground pipelines -- i'm sorry, all of its underground pipelines are safe. they are pressure tested before being put into service. a group of homeless people living in a large encampment in berkeley is told to leave. city leaders say this large gathering of homeless living under the gilman street overpass has become a public nuisance. garbage is piling up and the leftover food and waste are attracting rodents. >> why can't we be there? i mean, we keep it clean,
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sanitary, we are, we got bags and stuff, we keep it nice, and they got the pot tis over there for us so we go to the bathroom. other than that, uhm, yeah, it's a scary thing for the 15th. >> july 15 is the date the city says everyone in the encampment must go. the owner of the drakes bay oyster company is now planning to shut down by the end of the month. the united states supreme court recess length refused to hear his -- recently refused to hear his appeal about closing. it's been a long battle. the owner is still negotiating with government officials to stay open longer but is preparing to call it quits by july 31. time now is 5:06. if you can think it, you can do it. all new after the break, the app that will allow you to do pretty much anything you can put your mind to. >> why do i have my moustache ready for the weekend? "where's roberta?" as the news continues on kpix 5. >> and getting ready for the weekend, we have some changes coming our way. i think you're going to like it. we'll talk about that next. >> and the san leandro roadwork
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on southbound 880 is clear and everything looks good past the oakland coliseum. more coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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networks that hold personal information of federal empls corporations the "new york times," -- according to "new york times," chinese hacker broke into computer networks that hold personal information of federal u.s. employees. government sources have not confirmed the story. but the department of homeland security says it acted quickly
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and that none of what it calls personal identifiable information has been compromised. researchers have developed a new app designed to enhance the google glass experience. kpix 5's kiet do is live in mountain view to explain what's it all about. kiet? >> reporter: yeah. this london--based company has taken google glass combined it with an eeg sensor built by a company based in san jose, put them together to give us a glimpse into the future of wearable technology. ♪[ music ] >> i'm taking a picture of a bowl of fruit with my mind! >> reporter: it may seem like something out of a sci-fi movie, but this is real. thanks to a new google glass app, you can take a picture and post it to twitter or facebook using the powers of concentration. no hands, no voice involved. >> feeling very cool right now. >> extra cool. >> extra cool. >> reporter: the app requires a google glass and an eeg
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machine. >> that is reading your levels of your brainwaves and the level of concentration. we are taking that output and using it to control the google glass. >> reporter: so the goal is to concentrate on anything and move the bar on the google glass viewfinder to the top of the screen to take a picture. the more you concentrate the higher the bar goes. >> concentrate on anything that helps you concentrate. so think about times tables, think about driving,. >> reporter: concentrate something tricky. >> this is impressive that you're still on the screen. so you're definitely maintaining a level of concentration. >> i think not talking helps. i'm going to be doing times tables in my head. >> i did it! that's so exciting! [ laughter ] >> reporter: concentrate again and the picture posts to twitter. >> this is the first experiment we have to thought control navigation, that would be really exciting, the idea that you no longer need to touch buttons on your phone, you just think. it's pretty cool. >> reporter: the developers have made the code available to anyone who wants to take a
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look. and the hope is that others can build on their technology so that one day we might be able to make more things happen using the power of the mind. they were inspired by the odd head movements and swiping that you have to do with google glass. they say it might be useful for people with disabilities. live in mountain view, kiet do, kpix 5. amazon is under fire for letting kids make millions of dollars worth of unauthorized purchases through their parents' mobile devices. the fcc is suing amazon over in-app purchases. things like songs and games within apps. the ftc wants amazon to require passwords to make those purchases and make it easier for parents to get refunds for unauthorized charges. amazon disputes it and says it has industry-leading parental controls. when it comes to air travel, getting to your destination on time may depend on what airline you fly. the department of
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transportation looked at on- time performance in may of this year. the carriers with the worst records were express jet, envoy air and southwest. the best performing airlines were hawaiian, alaskan airlines and delta. speaking of travel, let's see if you can get to your destination today on the road ahead. here's elizabeth. >> it's easy breezy on the road right now. we call it "friday light." we cross our fingers it's going to be "friday light" and so far that appears to be the case even on highway 17. hopefully you didn't get stuck in that horrific accident in that mess, the backup that was caused by it most of the day yesterday. route 17 by bear creek in the santa cruz mountains. everything is open. two lanes northbound good to go, 50 miles per hour, southbound quiet out of los gatos. the rest of the south bay if you are traveling through downtown san jose 280, 87, also still moving at top speeds. it's huhrd to find a yellow sensor out -- it's hard to find a yellow sensor out there on 101, 280 or guadalupe parkway. everything is clear for the
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most part. here's a live look at a nearly empty richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza. westbound 580 is only about 14 minutes looks like from 80 to marin county. the golden gate bridge, they should still have three southbound lanes open in each direction of 101 as you get closer to the golden gate bridge toll plaza. but it is also 14 minutes, that seems to be the drive time, between san rafael and the golden gate bridge toll plaza. mass transit also problem-free. there was an accident overnight. caltrain is reporting no delay so far this morning. ace train 1 looks good out of the central valley and ferries and bart also by this time should have more than 35 trains all reporting no delay. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." with the forecast, here's lawrence. we have some changes for the weekend, looks like it should be a nice weekend. but out the door right now it is very wet along the coastline starting out with drizzle early on. some very damp road conditions there. and also, a hi-def doppler radar picking up moisture in the central valley.
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in fact, we have had a couple lightning strikes near chico over the past hour and a half or so. to see that monsoonal moisture sweeping in that direction. we are going to see a whole lot of sunshine by the afternoon, just a couple of patches of coastal fog. warmer weather expected over the weekend. in fact, maybe getting hot in some of the valleys. high pressure over the four corners fluctuating over the last couple of days so we have been seeing ripples roll across that ridge bringing showers and thunderstorms there today so watch out for that there. 89 degrees partly cloudy in the sacramento valley, 97 fresno and redding 97 and thunderstorms. low clouds and fog giving way to sunshine even sunshine at the coast and then moves back onshore overnight into tomorrow morning. but it looks like that ridge is going to strengthen so warmer temperatures expected especially into sunday. temperatures this afternoon should be in the 70s and the 80s in the south bay 60s along the coastline. east bay about 83 in pleasanton, 77 in walnut creek
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and 72 and breezy in vallejo. inside the bay you're looking at 72 in oakland, 67 degrees in san francisco and 56 degrees and partly cloudy in daly city. next few days, we are going to watch those temperatures warming up getting a little hot away from the coast, on sunday into monday, then cooling off slightly on tuesday and wednesday. and then maybe more monsoonal moisture coming our way this next week. makes it kind of interesting because it's very hard to forecast that as it rotates on through, these little ripples in the atmosphere can change everything. >> just a whisker of a chance of getting a thunderstorm is always fun. michelle is going drizzle, schnizzle. >> drizzle, we welcome it, i guess. >> it's exciting. >> thank you. [ laughter ] on the other hand, heat has partially melted a road in yellowstone national park. thick oil bubbling to the surface damaging the blacktop making it unsafe for cars. it's expected to be closed for several days, the road is, for repairs. fire hole lake drive is a popular scenic road that takes
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visitors past two geysers and now the geysers seem to be bubbling up through the road. a san francisco police officer is getting more than his share of attention. kpix 5's cate caugiran explains why he is a facebook fan page with more than 20,000 likes. >> reporter: look, san francisco's hunky hometown hero. >> sweet and sexy. >> hot top. >> he is obviously gorgeous. >> reporter: meet officer chris, san francisco's finest. no pun intended. we sat down with chris to get to know the man behind the uniform. >> it makes me happy that i can to them be approachable because that's kind of what a police officer -- part of the big job is. >> reporter: his fame started because this man took the right photograph. >> i came out of the apartment and he was on his motorcycle and i tried to get some pictures and he caught me and waved. >> reporter: this snapshot was shared over and over inspiring a fan to create a facebook
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page. fans posting photos including this handyman favorite. chuck malone writes, just ripped everything off my walls, help, officer kohrs! turns out this crime fighter started out as a biotechnician at genentech after he decided it wasn't his thing, he joined the force and never looked back. his fans say never looked better. as for his thoughts on the hot guy on the other side of the law? stockton's jeremy meeks? >> i think he is a great looking guy, right? uhm, but i think he would look a lot better outside of the color orange. >> reporter: the question you're all wondering, is he single? >> i'm single. >> reporter: and straight. hope you're listening, ladies. >> this is all new to me. i'm not used to this. but, you know, i'm having fun with it. so, you know, i'll just go with it for now. >> reporter: so thank you, chris, for reminding us, no one can resist a good man in uniform. in san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> officer kohrs is a ucla grad and cate said when he posted
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something about his interview with her, a huge crowd was waiting for her. >> now from cops to piglets. no piglets will be on display at the state fair in sacramento because of a deadly virus across the country called ped and it kills every baby pig that it comes into contact with. 8million piglets have already died. >> they won't be on display but we'll have some pot-bellied pigs in the petting zoo so folks can see that and larger pigs which are fun to see. >> the disease, by the way, is also causing pork prices to rise. it is 5:19. the nba and basketball fans are waiting and watching to see where free agent lebron james will go all new at 5:30. the major economic impact that will be felt if he decides to take his talent back to cleveland. good morning, everybody. i have the bay bridge finale cup. could the a's take three out of
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four? could tim hudson slow down the hot a's? answers coming up. >> what's cool about your school or your summer camp? well, let us know by e-mailing your nomination to coolschools@kpix.com. we may come and feature your school or camp on the show. aseball... this ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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and our slowest travel time, "kcbs traffic reporting" some delays specifically on grant line westbound from grant line to north livermore. you can see the drive time there on your screen. a full look at your "kcbs drive to work" is coming up. good morning, everyone. when tim hudson decided not to return to the a's and instead signed with the giants, oakland went with plan b, scott kazmir. yesterday, the two-faced off at at&t in the bay bridge series finale. giants trying to get a split. kazmir picked up his 11th win of the season. no runs, three hits in seven innings and struck out nine. at 11-3, he could start in the all-star game. hudson dropped to 7-6 after starting the year 6-2. 5th inning steven voting's two out rbi single makes it 2-0. next inning a's all over hudson. josh donaldson named to the american league home run derby, 20th home run of the year, 4-0.
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here comes vogt again off lopez, two runs double into right center, 6-0 all runs charged to hudson. vogt three rbis. oakland wins 6-1 to take three of four in the bay bridge series. >> the way the crowd's been, you know, it's almost been a play-off atmosphere the past four games so it gets you pumped up for this series. the first time i experienced it and, you know, it's everything that i heard about, everything i expected. >> yeah. the amazing thing about scott kazmir is that just two years ago, he was pitching in sugar land, texas, for an independent team after losing his fastball. he has it back. look for him in the all-star game tuesday night. i'm dennis o'donnell, have a great weekend, everybody. play of the day from major league baseball. this one is all about defense. let's take a look. the reds' zach kosar, a double
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play there. pretty good. in the end, host cincinnati fell to the cubs 6-4. 5:25 right now. parking for free in south san francisco. coming up in our next half hour, how you can score free parking and make extra cash while you're in the air. >> plus, new details surrounding the death of a georgia toddler left in a hot car last month. what a toxicology report is revealing. >> firefighters had to use oxygen to save the life of a man, dog and cat overnight. we'll give you details on this apartment fire in alameda county coming up next. ,,,,,,
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heat shields are compromised. we have multiple failures. what's that alarm? fuel cell two is down. i'm going to have to guide her in manually. this is very exciting. but i'm at my stop. come again? i'm watching this on the train. it's so hard to leave. good luck with everything. watch tv virtually anywhere with the u-verse tv app. with at&t, the u-verse revolves around you.
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firefighters say two people and pets were revived after a fire in san leandro. the latest on their condition. >> crude by rail? not so fast. what the public had to say about the project in benicia. a lot of clouds but not for the weekend. we'll heat things up. we'll talk about that next. >> we have delays in the cash lanes in the bay bridge toll plaza. a check of your south bay roads, that's coming up. good morning, everyone. it's friday, july 11. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. >> developing news near san leandro where an overnight fire sent two people to the hospital and their pets to the vet. >> kpix 5's anne makovec is at the apartment that burned in the ashland area of alameda county. >> reporter: the fire is out this morning, but as you mentioned, two people and two pets all hospitalized this morning. it started in this bottom apartment here behind me on 159th avenue in the ashland area of alameda county. it didn't spread to the other two apartments here in the building. but a man who lives in the
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apartment was taken to st. francis in san francisco with severe burns, first-, second- and third-degree burns to his face and chest. a woman was taken away with smoke inhalation injuries but is expected to be okay. now, the dog and the cat suffered from severe smoke inhalation. firefighters gave them oxygen and didn't know if they would make it at one point but again they are both at the emergency vet's right now and are expected to survive. the fire broke out at about 1 a.m. and firefighters had it out in about 10 minutes. >> the bottom unit nobody is going to be able to go back into it because it's not habitable. but the other two units, they can go back in. >> reporter: as for the apartment that was damaged, that fire was contained to the kitchen. the ongoing investigation right now is pointing to this starting as a cooking fire.
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live near san leandro, anne makovec, kpix 5. it is 5:30 right now. let's get another check on the weather. whoa? what happened there? >> oh, my gosh. >> frozen this time! >> did you break that? >> yes, i did! [ laughter ] >> i have that effect on cameras. [ laughter ] >> guys, around the bay area today, we are going to see plenty of low clouds and fog and some very heavy drizzle along the coastline. it is very damp out toward the beaches this morning. the clouds have spread onshore, as well. now, as we head throughout the day today, we have some of that monsoonal moisture still sweeping through the central valley. even a couple of lightning strikes in the last couple of hours there. so watch out for that heading to the high country, as well. our hi-def doppler radar showing you some of that moisture sliding on through east of the bay area into the central valley. most of that is going to stay in that direction. clouds out over the bay right now. temperatures are running really mild today. 50s but a whole lot of 60s, and as we look toward the afternoon, should be a comfortable day about 79 in san jose, 78 in redwood city, 67 and breezy into san francisco and some 70s and 80s for the interior valleys. all right. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thank you, lawrence. the roads look pretty good for
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5:31 in the morning. at the bay bridge, maybe some minor delays. you can see them in the cash lanes. once again if you are a fast track user, you should have no problem at all moving in those middle lanes into san francisco and eastbound traffic still moving at the speed limit. the high wind advisory is canceled for the benicia bridge. so bridge roundup, everything is clear for the most part. if you are a silicon valley driver westbound 237, also still moving at clear speed limit. you can see that drive time there six minutes between milpitas and sunnyvale and after a nine-hour closure on northbound 17, after a deadly accident involving a big rig, multiple other cars, everything is now back open. they reopened it right in time for the evening commute yesterday, good to go from the santa cruz mountains into los gatos. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you. concerned citizens are are urging the city of benicia not
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to allow crude-by-rail shipments. the city's planning commission held a public hearing last night. valero wants to ship up to 70,000 balance of crude oil a day from roseville to its benicia refinery. some people brought those sunflowers as a symbol of opposition to the plan. opponents are worried about safety and the potential for fire rederailments. >> we still haven't had many of our questions answered and we still have nearly the same concerns and even more as we learn more about this project. we strongly urge the city of benicia to allow extra time for everyone to review the very complex and lengthy documentation around this project. >> supporters of the plan contend the risk is minimal and say it would create new jobs and more local revenue. because so many people wanted to speak, though it the planning commission scheduled another public hearing for august 14. and another nearby oil refinery project is moving forward. last night the city of richmond's planning commission approved an environmental impact report for a billion-
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dollar plan by chevron to modernize the facility and build a hydrogen plant. the city council still needs to approve it. a 6500-acre wildfire near the solano-yolo county line is now 92% contained. it began on the 4th of july at monticello dam near the southeast shore of lake berryessa. with full containment expected soon, some firefighters are being diverted elsewhere. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. a wildfire in the state of washington keeps getting bigger. it's now burned more than 18,000 acres near and the yad in the central part of the state. the fire started on tuesday. so far a dozen homes have been evacuated. another 200 homes are considered threatened. the accident that stopped traffic in the santa cruz mountains for nine hours, liz mentioned this a bit ago, killed a man from santa cruz. the crash happened in the northbound lanes just before 8:00 yesterday morning. traffic was slowed near bear creek road when a big rig slammed into a number of cars. it was a double trailer with a full load of dirt and the
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driver said that he had brake problems. >> his brakes began to smoke coming down the hill. they became inoperable based upon the fact that they heated up so he experienced some brake fade coming down the 6% grade approximately. >> the man who was killed was thrown from his car when the big rig hit him. crews worked all day to clear the wreckage. it was after 5:00 when the road was reopened. investigators found no drugs or chemicals in a georgia toddler who died last month after being left in a hot suv. police released toxicology test results for 22-month-old cooper harris yesterday. but the full report has not been made public. the child's father justin ross harris, is charged with murder. he pled not guilty. happening today, a woman named amelia earhart will land in oakland to complete an around-the-world trip. her full name is amelia rose earhart and she is not related to the avenue iater who vanished during -- not related to the avenue iater who
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vanished during a solo flight in 1937. when the 31-year-old amelia rose earhart lands this afternoon, she will become the youngest woman ever to travel around the globe in a single- engine plane. i used to work with her in the same market when she was a traffic reporter. well, the avon walk for breast cancer happens in the bay area this weekend. participants will walk up to 39 miles over two days to raise money and awareness. all funds will be donated to local breast cancer organizations. walkers start tomorrow at 7 a.m. at fort mason in san francisco and they will cross the golden gate bridge and make an overnight stop in corte madera. basketball fans are on pins and needles just waiting and watching to see which team will get star lebron james. businesspeople in cleveland hope that james returns to the cavaliers because he actually affects the economy. it's something called lebronomics. >> it will bring in business. i remember when he played here before we had a lot of people from germany, australia, come
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in and give us business to see him play. >> you do need a compelling reason to go to cleveland. ticket prices for cavs games plummeted a few years back when he left the team for the miami heat. stocks futures suggest the market will turn higher when trading begins this morning. jill wagner of cbsmoneywatch.com, good morning. >> reporter: good morning brian and michelle. we'll see if stocks can end on a high note. yesterday they fell at the start of trading amid concern about the health of one of portugal's top banks. the dow finished down 70 points. the nasdaq dropped 22. the federal trade commission is suing amazon in a lawsuit filed yesterday, they say that amazon has not done enough to stop children from making in-app purchases without permission. the commission says the online retailer charged parents for millions of dollars worth of purchases their kids made. last week amazon said it
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already refunded money to parents who complained and amazon says it implemented strong parental controls. taco bell is beefing up its meals. the fast food new menu will replace some dressings with a double portion of steak or chicken. it also comes with reduced fat sour cream, real cheddar cheese. this new menu launches on july 17. taco bell execs say people aren't looking for diet foods. they want food that gives them energy. each dish has more than 20 grams of protein and fewer than 500 calories and it is making me hungry. brian and michelle? >> no kidding. i hate to admit this but i love taco bell! i really do. hard to imagine what life was like before facebook, right? now apparently there is a group challenging people to quit the social network? >> reporter: that's right. could you live without facebook for 99 days? that is the challenge from a dutch nonprofit group. it comes in response to facebook's controversial mood experiment. so this group is asking users
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to quit the social network for three months and participate in an online study to see how living without facebook impacts happiness. what do you think, brian and michelle? could you do it? >> i could do it. >> no problem. i don't do it to begin with. you do it. >> you have a facebook page, though, right? >> i don't do anything with it. you know, the more time i spend in front of a computer screen, reminds me of work. why do i want to go home and get in front of a computer screen -- i'm going to see you today. >> jill, i hope the boss is listening to that. [ laughter ] >> jill wagner, have a great weekend. thank you. [ laughter ] time now 5:39. the death toll is on the rise after several days of exchanging air strikes and violence on israeli and palestinian borders. after the break, the help being offered by the u.s. >> plus, the president dared republicans to sue and that's just what they are doing. this morning, what both sides are saying. >> reporter: good morning, brian and michelle. good morning from van 4. roberta gonzales live with photographer brian kylie here.
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and in this week's edition of "where's roberta?" i got to admit, i think brian was more excited about the subject matter than i am. >> definitely. i mean, the gentleman we interviewed just a legend. my mother was actually jealous that we got to interview him. it was great. >> reporter: i have a little surprise for you. this man we interviewed in "where's roberta?," shares the same birthday as you, june 26. >> no, he doesn't? >> reporter: awesome! the story isn't about just the man but the event that he really created we are going to talk about the man, the event, all coming up in this week's edition of "where's roberta?" you guys got a hint? >> i don't know. >> a lot of hints. >> sports figure maybe? i don't know. >> we'll see. >> reporter: well, you're going to find out at 6:18 this morning as the news continues right here on kpix 5. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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plan to sue president obama is in the works on capitol hill. house republicans are expected to vote on a resolution for legal action at the end of the month. speaker john boehner says all presidents issue executive orders but he says that most of them do it within the law. >> what we're talking about here are places where the president is basically rewriting law to make it fit his own needs. >> sometimes i feel like saying to these guys, i'm the guy doing my job. you must be the other guy. >> the proposed lawsuit argues the president violated the constitution by delaying a kepro vision of obamacare. developing news. president obama says the u.s. could help negotiate a cease- fire between israel and hamas. but as cbs news' ko im reports, the violence between the two sides is showing the signs of easing up. -- no signs of easing up. >> reporter: gaza fired more rockets into israel this morning. firefighters put out flames after one destroyed a gas station in the southern city of ashdod. in tel aviv, emergency shelters are open for people on edge as
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hamas missiles target major cities. >> we don't want to go out from your house. and just to travel, you can't stay in your routine. >> reporter: israel says over the past 24 hours, militants have launched hundreds of rockets at israel. the "iron dome" missile defense system has stopped most of them including one fired at jerusalem on thursday. >> it's a outrageous attack, it's unbearable, unacceptable, and the idea is determined to fight back and strike hamas in order to cease their aggression. >> reporter: israel says it's launched about 1100 rockets at hamas sites since monday. medical official in gaza say at least 85 palestinians including many civilians have been killed. president obama called israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu to pledge u.s. assistance to hill negotiate a cease-fire. he also called on both sides to protect civilians and restore calm. but tensions are high. thursday night palestinians and israelis clashed again in the west bank. the israeli army used tear gas to break up the fighting.
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ko im for cbs news. >> this morning, israeli officials say apparent rocket fire from lebanon has struck near israel's northern border. so far no one has taken responsibility for the attack. the military fired back toward the source in lebanon. the car sharing service flightcar has approval to keep operating in the city of south san francisco. flightcar lets drivers park for free and get a free ride to the san francisco airport. a free car wash is also included. why haven't we heard about this? in exchange, drivers have to allow their cars to be rented out by flightcar while they're out of town. >> now i remember about it. wait a minute. >> would you do it? >> that's the catch. >> i have friends that have considered this. i have had this conversation. maybe, we'll see. yeah. it's a cool idea. if you are heading to the bay bridge here's what it looks like. typical stuff. unfortunately, we are seeing delays in the cash lanes. i think they are going to turn on the metering lights any
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minute. right now, though, if you are a fastrak user the middle lines are getting by okay. but backing up to the overcrossing. westbound 580 delays through the livermore valley so the drive time is in the red. we had one earlier accident through livermore so that's now quickly -- everything has been quickly clearing to the right- hand shoulder, any accidents we have seen since we have been on the air around 4:30 but the drive time is sluggish from tracy actually on 205 beginning around mountain house. and then continuing straight into dublin-pleasanton all yellow sensors kind of from end to end for that drive time. san mateo bridge still looks good in both directions up and over the high-rise. westbound and eastbound 92. chp canceled its high wind advisory for the benicia bridge on 680. earlier this morning around 5:18 they canceled that for 680 between benicia and martinez. bart has 42 trains and everything is on time. what drives you crazy on your commute? a viewer emails us and says, what drives me crazy is when people actually stop in the
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freeway on-ramps because they don't know how to probably merge on the freeway. i have seen this too often on highway 101 and on central expressway. so thank you for your email. we got a little merging 101 for you. when entering a freeway, the driver should use his or her turn signals and not stop, of course, unless absolutely necessary. check for other drivers around you and your blind spot and then move with the speed of traffic. and something you may not know. in california, the drivers already on the freeway actually have the right of way. thanks again for your email. we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute. ask a question or share a gripe by emailing crazy@kpix.com. or tweet me at #ewengerkpix and watch to see if your question gets answered on air. driving a lot of folks crazy this morning, maybe the fog? here's lawrence with a check of your forecast. >> i thought you were going to say me, liz. thank you for being kind. >> that's true every morning, not just on fridays! [ laughter ] around the bay area today we have wet conditions along the coastline, some heavy
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drizzle showing up there. but also, that monsoonal moisture sweeping in across the central valley again towards chico, the sacramento valley. we are seeing some thunderstorms popping up a little bit earlier on. going to see more of that this morning. and possibly into the afternoon over the sierra nevada. as we head throughout the day today, the low clouds going to peel back to the coastline leaving behind lots of sunshine. it looks like high pressure will begin to strengthen over the weekend and our temperatures will be warming up. some of that moisture rotating around that ridge. you got that low off the coastline. that's helping to draw some of the monsoonal moisture up to the northern parts of the state. breezy conditions again into the afternoon. 80s and 90s into the central valley. chance of more thunderstorms up over the high country. about 65 degrees in the monterey bay. computer models showing you the clouds pulling back to the coastline and then beginning to surge back onshore again early tomorrow morning but as that ridge of high pressure begins to build, it's going to compress that marine layer. that means fog will be burning off earlier for the weekend with some warmer temperatures. today we are looking at about 74 degrees in fremont. 73 in union city. 79 san jose. you will see 70s and 80s into
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the east bay this afternoon. and a couple of clouds along the coastline. 65 degrees in daly city. about 67 in san francisco. and 71 in berkeley. your sunrise time 5:57. sunset 8:33. and as we look out over the next few days, we are going to heat those temperatures up away from the coastline. you could see some 90s as we head into sunday in some of the valleys. and then slowly cooling off as we head in toward the middle of this next week. >> not too bad. all right, lawrence, thank you. all right. right now it is 11 minutes before 6:00. a quiet town worried about massive development. but are these angry neighbors jumping the gun? the battle over a project that's not even on the drawing board yet. ,, ,,
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bay area neighborhood are putting up a fight to stop a project they think is coming. kpix 5's don ford tells us how they're gearing up for a development battle. >> reporter: a 126-acre golden gate baptist theological seminary went on the marge a huge piece of property in the middle of strawberry in southern marin. it has stunning views and its sale is already ending. but pending is just that. even though this property hasn't even sold yet, some neighbors are already gearing up for battle. >> we went out and hired a very esteemed traffic consultant. >> reporter: josh sale says the potential new owner is planning to build 300 townhomes and a 1,000-student high school. he fears traffic will be unbearable. >> there's going to be impacts across the entire peninsula. >> reporter: his neighbors agree. >> you know, upwards of 1,000 student high school arriving all at the same time in the
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morning leaving in the afternoon drivers, parents racing to drop off and pick up, teen drivers, and you have to look at all the sports and different activities that come with having a high school dropped into the center of a quiet residential neighborhood. >> reporter: sylvia is also concerned about sporting events and says it just isn't safe for strawberry. but so far, again, the property has not been officially sold. no formal proposal exists yet. the potential buyer tells us, while we have engaged in a public discussion with neighbors about what could occur on the site, including a possible school that could serve southern marin, no development plan has been finalized. the neighbors would not say how much they paid for the traffic study. in marin county, don ford, kpix 5. >> while there may not be an official sale or official developmental proposal yet, the company buying the property has openly discussed building housing on the land.
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6 minutes before 6:00. some south bay postal workers are learning what to do if a dog attacks. letter carriers in san jose received personal training on how to protect themselves from dog attacks. among the techniques, they are supposed to use their mail bag as a barrier between themselves and the dog. san jose ranked number 16 in the country last year for dog attacks on letter carriers. houston was number one. wonder why? five minutes before the hour of 6:00. oakland a's fans seriously injured after the last game in the battle of bay series. how she tried to stop a fight and wound up on the sidewalk. >> reporter: firefighters had to use oxygen on a man, a dog and a cat to save their lives after an apartment fire. we'll take you to the scene here in the east bay coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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bay oyster company in marin county. the popular oyster farm will close at end of the month. >> this guy came out and he kind of was wobbling and he got into his mustang, a red mustang, and then more shots fired and the other guy came out shortly after and collapsed right there in the street. >> trouble at a santa rosa shopping center. a botched robbery attempt at a jewelry store ends with one suspect in the hospital and one on the loose. >> it's pretty cool. >> if you can think it, you can do it. that's the idea behind a new tell kinetic app made for google glass. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." >> this is going to hurt! captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> it is not going to hurt! because thank god it's friday! july 11, i'm brian hackney in for frank mallicoat. >> and i'm michelle griego. time now is just about 6:00. let's check in with liz for a
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look at our morning commute. >> reporter: thanks, guys. we are going to show you what it looks like right now at the golden gate bridge. you may hit a little fog and drizzle. lawrence is standing by with his highlight and radar to show it to you but be careful hitting the roads on 101. drive times still only 14 minutes out of san rafael. metering lights turned on at the bay bridge and you're stacked up beyond the overcrossing pushing close to the foot of the maze about 15 minutes to get you on the bridge and backups are growing quickly. nine-hour closure that accident yesterday at highway 17 all lanes are back open. it looks pretty good right now actually from the santa cruz mountains into los gatos. san mateo bridge traffic also moving at the speed limit. 14 minutes out of hayward. taking you to foster city. this accident still there no major delays coming into south san francisco northbound 101 at bayshore boulevard. sounds like a minor fender- bender. i'll let
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